Biggest news this month is that Blueprint pro Nick Jensen has followed Colin Kennedy by getting a Pro Truck design for Thunder Trucks. See video parts do pay off! You can check out the truck on the Blueprint site.
Danny Brady will have just returned from a Transworld Magazine trip in the South of France. Brady better had pulled his socks up on this one, also on board were Mark Appleyard and Brian Herman!
Colin Kennedy, Nick Jensen and Mark Baines were recently in Paris taking part in a Stag do for Seth Curtis upcoming wedding. The photos even made it to Crailtap, so you might have seen it already! Blueprint would like to extend their congratulations towards Seth and Bev, all the best to you both.
In even more Nick Jensen news, after Paris he was straight off again for a week’s holiday in New York! It’s not bad work if you can get it!
Having just returned from killing it the recent Basel comp, Blueprint am Conhuir Lynn is soon to be flying off to Canada for a tour with Etnies Shoes.
Tuukka Korhonen finally got to go home to Finland straight after the Basel comp. He was so stoked at the contest that his own bed was only days away! His extended stay in the UK has paid off; he’s well on the way to his first proper Blueprint video part. Filming is in progress.
After travelling all over Europe this summer and getting hassled from loads of people as to the whereabouts of all the hidden sections in Lost And Found, we’ve decided to officially publish the list. Check it out on the Blueprint website, or directly from blueprintskateboards.com
Check out the New Blueprint Matryoshka Pro series and Cursive team series of boards, which are all out now. The new clothing range is also dropping; six new T-Shirt designs are available now. Again check the Blueprint website or your local Blueprint stockist.
Dew Tour News
Pierre-Luc Gagnon, 25 (Montreal, CAN) landed a run filled with technical difficulty to win the Dew Action Sports Tour’s Toyota Challenge Skateboard Vert Finals at San Jose’s HP Pavilion. Gagnon’s final run score of 92.75 was a full 1.75 points higher than the second place finisher.
Finishing in second was Bob Burnquist, 28 (Rio de Janiero, BRA) with a 91.00. Burnquist finished fourth at the Vans Invitational, eighth at the Right Guard Open and fourth at the Panasonic Open. He currently sits in fourth place in the overall Skateboard Vert standings with 226 points.
Andy Macdonald, 32 (Boston, MA) rounds out the top three with a score of 90.00. Macdonald finished second at the Vans Invitational, fourth at the Right Guard Open and fifth at the Panasonic Open. He sits in third place in the overall Skateboard Vert standings with 242 points.
Bucky Lasek, 32 (Baltimore, MD) finished eighth in the contest, but still maintains his lead in the overall points standings with 316 points.
The last stop of the Dew Action Sports Tour, the PlayStation Pro, takes place October 13-16 in Orlando, FL at the TD Waterhouse Centre.
Check www.dewactionsportstour.com for ticket information, schedules, points leaders, video and all up-to-the-minute information.
The Dew Action Sports Tour broadcast schedule is as follows:
Friday, September 9, Midnight-1:00 AM – USA Network
Saturday, September 10, 4:00-6:00 PM – NBC
Saturday, September 10, Midnight-1:00 AM – USA Network
Sunday, September 11, 4:00-6:00 PM – NBC
FUEL TV’s 54321 Special Edition Dew Action Sports Tour highlights show airs Saturday, September 17 at 4:30 PM.
All times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that this schedule is subject to change, confirm times with your local listings.